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Estate of Denial news clips (10/5/16)

Six more potential heirs file challenges in Prince estate case (MN) Minneapolis Star Tribune September 27, 2016 Six people filed legal challenges this week in hopes that they will be added to the list of heirs to Prince’s estate. The challenges will likely make the complex work of determining Prince’s heirs even more complicated and Keep Reading…

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Estate of Denial news clips (10/3/16)

Controversial Judge Retires (TX) Fort Worth Weekley September 7, 2016 Tarrant County Judge Pat Ferchill announced his retirement effective Aug. 31 after sitting on the bench for 35 years in Probate Court No. 2. Ferchill was two years into a four-year term that expires in 2018. He will continue to sit on the bench as Keep Reading…

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Estate of Denial news clips (9/28/16)

Still no will, but work to settle Prince estate forges ahead San Antonio Express News September 25, 2016 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Work to settle Prince’s estate is moving forward, and a closed hearing is expected to be held this week to resolve an undisclosed dispute between the likely heirs and the trust company that’s managing Keep Reading…

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Estate of Denial news clips (9/26/16)

Proposed settlement in fight over Ernie Banks’ estate dealt blow (IL) Chicago Tribune September 21, 2016 Lawyers for the widow of Ernie Banks abruptly withdrew Wednesday from the dispute over the estate of the late Cubs great, leaving a proposed settlement in limbo and signifying the case could go to trial. For nearly two years, Keep Reading…

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Summer hiatus ahead

July is here and so is the Estate of Denial® summer hiatus. A busy time is ahead so while new columns may be posted over the upcoming weeks, archiving probate abuse articles won’t resume until shortly after Labor Day. Hope everyone has a great and safe summer!

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Estate of Denial news clips (6/30/16)

Charlie Weston: It is usually a relative who steals from the elderly  (UK) Irish Independent June 26, 2016 Compared with other generations, they tend to be on a good financial footing. Most older people have paid off their mortgages, have little or no other debts, and they tend to have cash in the bank, post Keep Reading…

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Estate of Denial news clips (6/29/16)

‘Silver divorces’ sparking wave of family disputes over parents’ wills (UK) Daily Mail June 21, 2016 The explosion in ‘silver divorces’ has led to a wave of family disputes over who inherits parents’ homes, money and valuables, lawyers have warned. Family rows often follow a divorce of a middle-aged couple who have assumed for years that Keep Reading…

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Estate of Denial news clips (6/28/16)

Ex-Derzon Coins Operator Ordered to Pay Estate $1.2 Million (WI) Journal Sentinel May 22, 2016 A judge, saying Lori Laatsch’s actions were “nothing short of despicable,” has ordered her to pay $1.2 million to the estate for the family that owns Derzon Coins for trying to use the Derzon assets as her “own piggy bank.” Keep Reading…

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Estate of Denial news clips (6/27/16)

The Perils of Probate Court in Retirement Newsmax.com March 10, 2016 After discovering that his philanthropist grandmother Brooke Astor was medically neglected, isolated from friends and living in squalor in a Manhattan Park Avenue duplex, Professor Philip Marshall was successful in replacing his father as power of attorney with a guardian who was a family Keep Reading…

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Estate of Denial news clips (6/24/16)

The Spirit of American Slavery Lives On in Probate Court Newsmax.com April 8, 2016 Marcia DiZenzo was only 46 years old when she says she fell ill and was admitted to a hospital in downtown Jacksonville, Florida. That was some four years ago and DiZenzo was never returned to her rented condo near the beach. Keep Reading…

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Estate of Denial news clips (6/22/16)

The Probate Court’s Dirty Secret That’s Robbing the Elderly in Retirement Newsmax.com February 26, 2016 Kathleen Dunn’s mother Jacqueline Scott was placed under the care of a professional fiduciary in Florida after a sibling filed in probate court to be her guardian. When a Pinellas County Judge began to restrict visitation with her then 82-year-old Keep Reading…

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Estate of Denial news clips (6/20/16)

Financial Abuse by Profiteering Guardians Awaits Aging Boomers and Heirs Main Street September 23, 2014 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — In May 2008, Larry Mills filed in Texas to become legal guardian of his then 80-year-old mother, Willie Joe Mills, who’d had a stroke. But by July 2009, Judge William McCulloch in a Harris County probate Keep Reading…

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Estate of Denial news clips (6/17/16)

Fmr. Slave Theater owner’s administrator hit with arrest warrant (NY) New York Daily News June 9, 2016 An arrest warrant has been issued for the nephew-in-law of Judge John Phillips for his failure to turn over documents regarding the late judge’s estate, the Daily News has learned. Last month, the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office indicted Keep Reading…

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Estate of Denial news clips (6/15/16)

Redstone hearing shows big court cases are still a man’s world The Boston Globe June 7, 2016 CANTON — Lawyers and journalists from around the country packed a probate courtroom here for a much-awaited showdown Tuesday between Viacom Inc.’s CEO and his boss, Sumner Redstone. But the first thing on the judge’s mind was not Keep Reading…

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Estate of Denial news clips (6/13/16)

Ali’s Family to Spar Over His $50 Million Fortune: Fourth Wife Lonnie Will Act as Executor as His NINE Children, Exes and Brother Prepare to Enter the Ring for a Slice of Inheritance Daily Mail June 4, 2016 With the death of the greatest sportsman of the 20th century, Muhammad Ali leaves behind a vast Keep Reading…

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